Panera Bread
3.0 of 5 932 reviews
www.panerabread.com Saint Louis, MO 5000+ Employees

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Started off great, but then when you become really good at what you do, they take advantage of you for their benefits.

Catering Coordinator (Current Employee)

I have been working at Panera Bread full-time for more than a year

ProsCompetitive pay, and company has an awesome reputation which makes you proud to say you work there. Very good company values, Teaches you ALOT about customer service and lifetime values and lessons.

ConsThey most often than not pick the worst people for management positions...makes no sense...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Winter Park, FL (US)

I worked at Panera Bread part-time for less than a year


Pros: The atmosphere at our franchise was very laid back, and its generally… Cons: Apart from the general foodservice issues (unglamorous work, unreasonable customers...), the greatest problem was lack of training. There was none… Advice to Senior Management: Make sure your employees know what you want them to… More

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not the greatest

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Panera Bread part-time


Pros: panera typicallly has wonderful regulars who genuinely care about how… Cons: poor advancement. they expect perfection for minimum wage. if you do get a raise… Advice to Senior Management: Treat your employees better. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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